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If you thought Kansas City was just for farming…think again. Kansas City is experiencing stunning growth. The Kansas City business scene is known for its forward-thinking, progressive attitude. We’re pro-technology, pro-entrepreneurship, and determined to make Kansas City the best place to start and grow a business.

We offer low living and business costs, an educated workforce, and have business resources like nowhere else.

Our business community is famous for its tech-start ups, life sciences & biotechnology, the animal health corridor, architecture & engineering, and entrepreneurship, but we go way beyond that. Check out our region’s major companies:


American Century Investments*
AMC Theaters*
Applebee's
Bayer CropScience
Bernstein-Rein Advertising*
Black & Veatch*
Burns & McDonnell*
Bushnell*
Cerner Corp.*
DST Systems*
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.*
Ferrellgas Partners LP*
Ford Motor Co.
Garmin International*
General Motors
Great Plains Energy (KCP&L)*
H&R Block*
Hallmark Cards*
Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
HNTB*
Honeywell
JE Dunn Construction*
Kansas City Southern
Lansing Trade Group
Lockton Companies
Perceptive Software
Polsinelli
Russell Stover Candies*
Seaboard
Shook, Hardy & Bacon*
Sprint Nextel*
UMB Financial
UPS
YRC Worldwide*

* Headquartered in KC


As you can see, our major employers are as diverse as our BBQ sauces. This keeps our economy stable – as we don’t rely on just one or two industries to drive our growth.